tintype

[ tin-tahyp ]
/ ˈtɪnˌtaɪp /
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noun

Photography. ferrotype(def 2).
not on your tintype, Slang. absolutely not: Ask her again? Not on your tintype!

Nearby words

  1. tintless,
  2. tintometer,
  3. tintometric,
  4. tintookie,
  5. tintoretto,
  6. tinware,
  7. tinwork,
  8. tinworks,
  9. tiny,
  10. tiny tim

Origin of tintype

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; tin + -type

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British Dictionary definitions for tintype

tintype

/ (ˈtɪnˌtaɪp) /

noun

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